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As schools return, the highly transmissible Delta variant has added an extra layer of concern to headteachers, teachers, parents, and children. What do experts and health professionals think is the best way to deal with COVID-19 in the new school year?
Here is a fact check of today’s daily briefing. Is the government actually following the data, or even presenting the data accurately? TL;DR: The reality is in stark contrast to the rosy picture being presented by the government.
20 scientists and public health professionals, hundreds of parents and students, and national education unions are asking that the UK Government follows the data not dates by extending face mask mitigation in schools.
Fact-checking Children’s Minister Vicky Ford’s claim that it is not reckless to reopen all UK schools in the same week because parents and teachers are now more protected against Covid-19 thanks to the rollout of the vaccination programme.
The JCVI issued on Friday its interim advice on Phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccination programme rollout, advising the government to continue the vaccination in order of age, instead of prioritising professions that have greater risk of exposure to the virus. What do experts think about the advice?